Pinyin "zhao2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "zhao2" is split up into two parts: "zh" and "ao2". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "zh"

Zh is for James II of England (詹姆斯二世, zhān​mǔ​sī èr​shì).

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ao2"

In the aorta's kitchen.

Characters pronounced zhao2

to touch / to come in contact with / to feel / to be affected by / to catch fire / to burn / (coll.) to fall asleep / (after a verb) hitting the mark / succeeding in

= + : In the aorta's kitchen (ao2), James II of England (zh) has first contact (着) with the sheep's (羊) wool. He is so amazed by the feeling that he can't stop cuddling with the sheep and finally falls asleep (着). Unfortunately the Eye of Providence (目) watches all of it and is so jealous that it catches fire (着).